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War and Water

Rhett B. Larson | Posted 12.07.2014 | Politics
Rhett B. Larson

Investing in domestic water security has obvious benefits, from national security of critical infrastructure against terrorist attacks to mitigating the ongoing drought in California.

ISIS Crisis: Limits and Limited Success for Obama's Flawed Strategy

William Bradley | Posted 08.22.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

If Obama is serious about effectively containing Isis, much less ultimately defeating it, he's going to have to let go of some very non-serious thinking.

Mr. Obama's War

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 10.11.2014 | Politics
Sarwar Kashmeri

With the bombing campaign launched by the Obama administration against the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham, or ISIS, America's unending war in the Middle East has come roaring back after a two-year intermission, under new ownership. Welcome to the Obama war.

Obama's Irrelevant Air Strikes

William Bradley | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

After months of temporizing analysis, President Barack Obama re-engaged militarily in the fading colonial construct known as "Iraq." That he has done so in limited fashion is to be commended, though the air strikes he has ordered so far are mere pinpricks.

Thousands Flee Iraq's Largest Christian Town

Reuters | Isabel Coles | Posted 08.07.2014 | World

By Isabel Coles ARBIL, Iraq, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Islamist militants surged across northern Iraq towards the capital of the Kurdish region on Thursday...

Largest Dam In Iraq In Danger Of Collapse: Could Drown Up To 500,000 Civilians

Washington Post | Amit R. Paley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The largest dam in Iraq is in serious danger of an imminent collapse that could unleash a trillion-gallon wave of water, possibly killing thousands of...